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Horatio McPherson Dall
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Birth: Dec. 22, 1839
Maryland, USA
Death: May 24, 1903

Inscription:
Son of John R. & Meliora O. Dall

Confederate Army Civil War veteran
Pvt. Co. C, 1st Regt. MD Cavalry, C.S.A.

Horatio McPherson Dall was a member of Weston's Battalion, Captain Walter's Company Zarvona Zouaves, C.S.A. in early 1861. He enlisted in Co. B, 21st Virginia Infantry, C.S.A. on May 23, 1861. In July 1861 he requested a transfer but was present for duty in November & December 1861. When that unit mustered out of service in May 1862, Dall enlisted in the 1st Regiment Maryland Cavalry, C.S.A. on August 4, 1862. He was present for duty every month of his enlistment & his hospital bed sheet is blank & shows he was never treated for any wounds or illnesses.

Dall was captured at Hanover, Virginia on March 13, 1865 & held at the military prison camp at Camp Hamilton, Virginia. He was later transferred to Point Lookout Prison Camp, Maryland where he was released on June 11, 1865. On that date he signed the Oath of Allegiance to the U.S. On the oath, Horatio Mc. Dall states that he resides in Frederick, Maryland. He was 5'5" tall with a light complexion, brown hair & blue eyes.

After the war he moved to Baltimore where he worked as a bookkeeper in 1890. He lived with his sister & brother-in-law, DeWitt & Eliza Dall Johnson in 1900. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Robert Dall (1798 - 1851)
  Meliora Ogle Buchanan Dall (1800 - 1879)
 
 Sibling:
  Thomas Buchanan Dall (1821 - 1897)*
  Horatio McPherson Dall (1839 - 1903)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Episcopal Churchyard
Hagerstown
Washington County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Dee E
Record added: Mar 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49667614
Horatio McPherson Dall
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 Added: Mar. 13, 2010
 
 
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